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Poster: craven714 Date: Sep 25, 2007 7:17pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Alligator and /or Caution

CPW is always right on, and you can never go wrong with the
4-20s'69 ARK pick
But IMHO, I prefer (SORRY NO HYPERLINK) the Avalon 1-25-69
or the Stanley 2-7-69. The Stanley's setlist, and performance, is to die for. The China Cat Jam in the middle is what makes it for me, but I digest....

Other famous Alligators include:
1-22-68 Eagles Ball room, Seattle

12-12-69 Thelma Theatre, LA (another personal favorite, the disc I labeled "Pigpens Showcase")

1-16- 70 Springer's Inn, Portland OR

4-29-71 Fillmore East

The "Caution" jam actually came from a development of "Mystic Eyes" performed by the band "THEM"
Pigpen just added different words to the motif.

Exemplary Cautions include:
2-14-68 (I think you are familiar)
3-16-68 Carousel,SF
12-12-69 Thelma, LA (a coinsidence? I think not!)
2-14-70 (I think you are familiar)
4-14-72 Tivoli, Copenhagen (who hasnt wet themselves over this one?)
10-19-74 Winterland

And Cream-puff-war
I humbly submit some ELEVENS that might strike your fancy:
12-30-69 (duh)

Also, some Phil&Friends do some really exceptional Elevens (as long as Molo is behind the kit)
5-19-2006 P&F:
The DVD "Live at the Warfield" release is not THE best but does contain some fabulous music.
And it does contain a Saint Stephen>The Eleven>Caution segment that you might like.